Making It Easier To Get Give To Charity

A state law taking effect next Friday makes it easier for companies to give money to charity. Many companies donate a percentage of a day’s income to charity. Or encourage employees to perform community service. But a century of case law says beyond a certain point, that violates a company’s responsibility to its shareholders. Indiana […]

Santa At Downtown Muncie Fire Station Thursday

Santa is coming to the Muncie Fire Department again this year. Rolling in on a fire truck, he will arrive at the downtown fire station at Madison and Jackson streets at 11 Thursday morning. As part of the gift-giving, the department will give away 40 to 50 new bicycles during Santa’s visit. The event is […]

Muncie Match Nets $11k For Salvation Army

Some good news for the Muncie Salvation Army: Thanks to your generous donations and dollar-for-dollar matches from two anonymous donors, Muncie Match raised just over 11-thousand dollars. Cadet Jonathan Taube says the money raised will translate to groceries and utility assistance for those in need. The Salvation Army’s bell ringers will be out this week […]

INDOT Halts Road Work For Holiday

Most highway maintenance and construction projects will halt work this holiday travel season to increase roadway mobility and safety. INDOT directs its contractors to pull back barriers and barricades to the safest extent possible. Some restrictions will remain in place for ongoing road construction, including I-94 eastbound in Porter County and I-65 bridge construction in […]

Last Minute Shopper? No Problem!

‘Tis the season for some last minute shopping. Christmas is only a few days away and if you still have last-minute shopping to do, you’re in luck. Many stores have extended holiday hours – including on Christmas Eve. Some Indiana retailers are even staying open around the clock so Hoosiers can get in and get […]

INDOT To Track Santa

The Indiana Department of Transportation will be tracking the movements of Santa Claus through Indiana on social media on Christmas Eve. Saint Nick is predicted to enter the state near Santa Claus, Indiana, at 4 p.m. on Dec. 24 and visit one of INDOT’s six regional districts per hour. You can follow Santa on Facebook […]

Rare Full Cold Moon Christmas Morning

For the first time since 1977, a rare full moon will light up the skies on Christmas Day. According to NASA, this full moon is called the Full Cold Moon because it occurs during the beginning of winter. The moon’s peak this year will occur at 6:11 Christmas morning. The rare event won’t happen again […]

Two Injured In Yorktown Crash

Two people were injured Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle collision on Ind. 32 just west of Yorktown. Police say a van crossed the center line and struck a car, sending it off the road and into a tree. It took about 30 minutes for emergency crews to remove the man from the badly damaged car. […]

Bid For State Money Cost Muncie 150K

It cost Muncie taxpayers more than $150,000 in a failed attempt to land millions of dollars in economic incentives. Most of the money went to out-of-state consultants. Muncie wanted to land some state money to launch an economic development drive including a riverfront.

New Jobs And A New Location

A local senior care company will add up to 50 jobs by the end of 2017. Pristine Senior Management plans to expand its reach in the assisted living and nursing home management business sector. The company is also moving into a new location at 1301 E. Riggin Road, which was formerly the home of the […]